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Adams, Orrin J.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Newport, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF, 11th VT INF
Service: enl 6/14/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. E, 9th VT INF, dsrtd 1/30/63; enl 6/1/63, m/i 6/10/63, CPL, Co. L, 11th VT INF, pr SGT 10/27/63, found to be dsrtd from Co. E, 9th VT INF, rtnd to that regt 3/23/64 or 5/4/64, m/o 6/13/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1844, Newport, VT
Death: 01/25/1912

Burial: Newport Center Cemetery, Newport, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 74486774

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/7/1888, VT; widow, 2/16/1912, VT
Portrait?: USAHEC off-site
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None

Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career

Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.


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Newport Center Cemetery, Newport, VT

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